Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

Community Feeding Task Force

Warehouse: Volunteers needed to help break down large deliveries of food into smaller bundles to be redistributed to over 55 local food pantries.  All work is done in their Manassas food warehouse. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday mornings 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. and Friday afternoons 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  If you are healthy, between 18 and 55 and able to lift up to 40 pounds, please consider volunteering.  To register, please create an account on our website at volunteerprincewilliam.org, then go into the opportunity to Respond to the opportunity.  Please email dhannum@volunteerprincewilliam.org for more information.

Food Hotline: Hotline has an urgent need for Spanish speaking volunteers who can assist staff with answering calls to the Hotline during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Duties include answering calls from those in need of food, redirecting callers to a food pantry closest to where they live and arranging home deliveries for shut-ins.  Training is provided; however, volunteers will work from home and must have their own computer and Internet access.  Bilingual skills in Spanish required.  To register, please create an account on our website at volunteerprincewilliam.org, then go into the opportunity to Respond to the opportunity.  Please email bnahas@volunteerprincewilliam.org to learn more.

Holy Family Food Pantry, a partner of the Community Feeding Task Force, has an urgent need for Spanish speaking volunteers who can help answer phones and make appointments on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Bilingual skills in Spanish required.  To register, please create an account on our website at volunteerprincewilliam.org, then go into the opportunity to Respond to the opportunity.  Please email dhannum@volunteerprincewilliam.org for more information.

Volunteer Delivery Drivers: ACTS and the Community Feeding Taskforce (CFT) are in urgent need of Volunteer Delivery Drivers (non-CDL) to deliver food daily from the CFT Warehouse in Manassas to multiple food distribution sites.  Volunteers must be able to maneuver pallets using a pallet jack and assist with loading the truck from the CFT Warehouse and then unloading pallets at the destination.  Volunteers should be able to lift 40 pounds.  Must have a valid driver’s license; non-CDL is okay.  Background Check required.  All ACTS Volunteers must first complete and submit the online volunteer application found at actspwc.org.  Please contact Shirley at SCouteau@actspwc.org to learn more.

Medical Reserve Corps

Support your local health department and your community during a public health emergency!  Volunteers are needed to support several missions, including public health education and outreach, disease investigation, vaccine clinics, and more!  Medical experience is not required; they have roles for everyone!  Bilingual volunteers are especially needed.  Volunteers must be 18 years of age, complete minimum training, and pass a state background check to serve.  Please fill out an application at vamrc.org.  Questions?  Please email Amy at princewilliam@vamrc.org for more information.

Shelter Service Associates

American Red Cross needs volunteers to be Shelter Service Associates in the event of a disaster during COVID-19.  Volunteers work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event, completing tasks necessary for shelter operations and providing assistance for disaster clients. Duties include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information or other areas within a shelter.  Please email ncgcvolrecruitment@redcross.org for more information.

Virtual Office Staff Needed

Divine Inspirations Inc., a nonprofit which provides performing arts opportunities for underprivileged, at-risk youth, is looking for volunteers to help as a Virtual Executive Assistant and a Virtual Social Media Manager.  They are also looking for community minded individuals who would be interested in joining their Board of Directors.  Please email dance@sodivineinc.org to learn more.

Virtual Tutors

For Children’s Sake of Virginia urgently needs Virtual Tutors age 18+ to help foster children with their schoolwork.  Volunteers can assist any weekday or evening on a wide variety of subjects from elementary through high school.  These foster youth are struggling and now that school continues to be virtual, they need some serious help from dedicated tutors.  Please contact Kelley at KWillis@fcsva.org for more information.

Bands Brews and Barbecue

Historic Manassas is hosting the annual Bands Brews and BBQ event on Sept. 12 in Old Town.  Volunteers are needed beginning at 8:00 a.m. to help with such duties as directions, thermometer readers, sell/check tickets and pour beer.  Volunteers are asked for work four-hour shifts; masks are required for all volunteers.  Please email Melissa@historicmanassasinc.org to learn more about this fun event.

Food Rescue Heroes

Prince William Food Rescue (PWFR) can still use volunteer Food Rescue Heroes as the program is super busy delivering food to both ACTS and SERVE homebound clients.  Volunteers in the Gainesville/Haymarket area are especially needed!  Home food deliveries are no contact and follow social distancing guidelines.  PWFR is an app-based program enabling volunteers to pick up viable, close to expiration food from supermarkets, restaurants, food pantries, etc., and then deliver it to a program that can immediately use the food. More info on PWFR may be found at pwfoodrescue.org/.  Please contact Shirley at scouteau@actspwc.org or call 703.441.8606 ext. 212 for more information.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is collecting items for seniors and vulnerable populations. You can help by creating care packages from the security of your own home and safely dropping items at their Woodbridge location. Food items such as canned soups/other dry or canned foods are requested.  Non-food items such as socks, toiletries, diapers/baby wipes and sanitizing supplies are also needed.  Donated items can be dropped off at 1483 Old Bridge Road, Suite 102, Woodbridge.  Please email angela.soriano@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 202.345.2238 to learn more.

Serve Our Willing Warriors

Serve Our Willing Warriors needs volunteers to help with mowing and grounds maintenance at the Warrior Retreat, 16013 Waterfall Road, Haymarket.  Volunteers for mowing must be at least 16 years old and able to come on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Volunteers are also needed on Wednesday or Thursday afternoons/evenings to do trimming.  You’ll feel great helping to keep the grounds looking beautiful for our Warrior Families!  Please contact Sarah at sarah.ford@willingwarriors.org for more information.

If you are looking for other opportunities, please call Volunteer Prince William at 703.369.5292 or visit volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.


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